complete verse (Genesis 2:2)

Following are a number of back-translations as well as a sample translation for translators of Genesis 2:2:

  • Kankanaey: “When the seventh day arrived, that was when- God -rested, because his work was completely/already finished.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Newari: “With six days God finished all His work and on the seventh day He rested.” (Source: Newari Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “He finished this within six days, and on the seventh day he rested from all his work.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “By the time it was the seventh day, God had finished the work of creating everything, so he did not work any more on that day.” (Source: Translation for Translators)